At the University of Strathclyde's, Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC), they are transforming the way academic, business, industry and the public sector work in partnership.
Through a strong tradition of working closely with business and industry, the University has grown its reputation for research excellence and high-quality teaching and learning.
TIC is the University of Strathclyde's dedicated national and international centre for research, commercialisation and business research and development. The Centre grows its research and knowledge exchange capability and is the first of its kind in Scotland in terms of size and multi-disciplinary research activity.
The specialist research groups based in the building, have strong links with industry and work in collaborative teams to solve global issues across sectors including Energy, Health, Manufacturing, and Future Cities. The Centre plays a vital role in the exploitation of new and emerging technologies and helps bridge gaps between research, technology and commercialisation. TIC provides state-of-the-art research facilities and a flexible working environment which brings together up to 750 academics, researchers, postgraduate students and project managers.
TIC has accelerated the way in which researchers in academia and industry collaborate and innovate together.
Developed with industry, for industry, the TIC has already attracted Scottish and Southern Energy, the Weir Group, Scottish Power and several other major cross-sectorial industrial companies. By working together both will benefit from participation by large corporations and a large group of innovative SMEs.